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SHOULD I CALL HR??

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Hey, i applied for a nicu position at a well known hospital. Finally 6 months later received an interview. I believe it went very well. Hr told me my pay and all. Nurse manager gave me a tour of the unit and had me meet potential co workers and doctors. Even spoke to me about orientation. Its been over a week and havent heard back from the hospital. Sent thank you emails as well. I guess im just feeling defeated because ive been applying for a rn position for over 6 months and nothing has happened. Just want to finally be working and put my license to use. Should i follow up with hr again after i called once, i hate to be a pest!

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I always tell people to call back and see how things are going.

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I called this morning and another said the recruiter for hr will call me back and he never did.

my aunt also works on the unit and when i left the interview called me saying the mangers loved me, but still no response back from hr

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I would give it time, I know the waiting can be very frustrating, but you don't want to come of as inpatient or needy. If you have the nurse recruiter's , or more importantly the nurse managers email send her an email saying thank you again and you were just wondering if she had made a hiring decision, but I would give it at least another week before doing so.

Good luck!

Annie

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Thank you for your input. Im going to wait it out hope for the best. Another week sounds good than Ill call again and see where the process is at. :)

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It took 2.5 weeks before I got the job offer I wanted after an interview. Some hospitals are very slow. I emailed twice letting the manager know my interest so I wasn't forgotten. I think I was the first interviewee. I did call HR once to inquire if the position was filled after 2 weeks.

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UPDATE! I got the job!! So excited to finally be starting in the unit and hospital I have always wanted to work in. :)

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UPDATE! I got the job!! So excited to finally be starting in the unit and hospital I have always wanted to work in. :)

Yay congrats!!! You will love the NICU i bet!! I just got hired at a Children's Hospital after trying for years, and I too am so nervous and excited. Had similar situation where it took forever (5 weeks from my first interview) to hear, after two interviews and a shadow experience, and then finally reference checks!!

Good luck with the new job!

Annie

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Yeah I am super excited and a whole lot nervous, but I know this is the position I have always wanted. Cant wait to start! Good luck as well at your new hospital!

Christina

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By any chance do you of you have a good website to use to help with pediatric dosages? I want to do some extra practice

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